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CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 3:36pm EDT
pennsylvania. a whole issue of voter suppression and having been in charlotte, a great civil-rights city, where the students from the historical black college in 1960 set up a lunch counter in to grant them and yet, what do we see today? state after state, efforts to suppress voting rights instead of expanding them. not enough people vote in this country. in pennsylvania, there is legislation now on the books that could disenfranchise between 750,000-1 million people. president obama won by 600,000 boats in pennsylvania last time. this really does determine the election. i don't care who you are for. this will determine the election. it is a huge problem or the country. we should be celebrating voters going to the polls, not putting impediments in their way. host: the radio program "democracy now" turns 25 this year? guest: we started in 1996. we were just on radio. the week of september 11, 2001, we started on the first television station in new york city on public access. then it just caught on like wildfire beyond the election and more television stations aired us and radio stations and npr
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
's great to be with you. host: you are in the midst of a 100-city tour that you tell me is running through election day. where are you at this point in the tour, and how many more cities do you have? guest: well, i think i'm at c-span right now, although it is a little confusing. last night i was at the university of virginia in charlingtsville. today we'll be at the washington convention center, the green fest tonight. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 sta
WHUT
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in 10 subway stations around the york city. the ad reads -- it was sponsored by the pro- israeli group american freedom defense initiative, which is also known for opposing the creation of a muslim community center near ground zero. on monday, the council on american islamic relations visit in new york subway station where the ads were being displayed. >> i have mixed feelings about it. it is disgusting, despicable. i laugh to laugh as well. the use of the words savage is classic. just being out here and didn't public about our fate and city, we're trying to unify rather than divide. -- just being out here in public about our faith and city, where turned unify rather than divide. >> new york city transit authority to the to block the ad, but a federal judge deemed it protected speech. the ads, and its global protest over a u.s.-made anti-islam found that mocks the prophet mohammed. new evidence has emerged in the case of a pennsylvania death row convict convicted of murdering his sexual abuser. terry williams is scheduled to be executed next week for the 1984 murder of amos norwood. no
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
was killed in a city that he helped to save. he was 52 years old. i tell you this story because chris stevens and body the best of america. like his fellow foreign service officers he build bridges across oceans and cultures. he was deeply invested in the national cooperation that the united nations represents. he acted with humility but also stood up for a set of principles. a belief that individuals should be free to determine their own destiny. littered with liberty, dignity, justice, as well as opportunity. the attacks on the civilians in benghazi where attacks on america. we are grateful for the assistance we receive from libyan government as well as the libyan people. there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bring them to justice. i also appreciate that in recent days the leaders of other countries in the region, including egypt, and tunisia, and yemen have taken steps to a... understand the attacks of the last two weeks are not simply an assault on america. there also an assault on the very ideals upon which the united nations was founded. th
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
? >> two events here in the city, at the glol initiative, talke about amerse the world, then he did an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that heares about issues. but that mitt romney does t get veryuch attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. omsfighr.now- the thi heas he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fhting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't bome tt e tbas ghe first debate and i be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. u've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i wld be looking at if i wereitt ttt romne but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing with his money? karl knows how to use money in campaigns better than anybody else. i still think the 2004 win, one of the remarkable achievem
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to syria, from saudi arabia to libya. he was known for walking the streets of the cities where he worked -- tasting the local food, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution, arriving on a cargo ship. as america's representative, he helped the libyan people as they coped with violent conflict, cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision for the future in which the rights of all libyans would be respected. and after the revolution, he supported the birth of a new democracy, as libyans held elections, and built new institutions, and began to move forward after decades of dictatorship. chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served, and he saw dignity in the people that he met. and two weeks ago, he traveled to benghazi to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital. that's when america's compound came under attack. along with three of his colleagues, chris was killed in the city that he helped to save. he was 52 years old. i tell you
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
of the cities where he worked, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution, a riding on a cargo ship. as america's representative, we helped the libyan people. as they cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision in which the rights of all libyans would be respected. libyans held elections and built new institutions. and began to move forward after decades of dictatorship. chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served. he saw dignity in the people that he met. two weeks ago he traveled to benghazi to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital. that is one of america's compound came under attack. along with three of his colleagues, chris was killed, in the city he helped save. he was 52 years old. i tell you this story because chris stevens embodied the best of america. like his fellow foreign service officers, he build bridges across cultures and was deeply invested in the international cooperation that the united nations represents. he acte
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in the schools and city wide, rates of o begsty dropped by 5.5% district wide in four years. you can make a difference with these programs. other places such as philadelphia and the state of mississippi are also beginning to see meaningful progress in reducing childhood weight problems. stopping the routine selling of junk food at schools reenforces the message to children that they need to adopt healthier eating and exercise habits that hopefully will last a lifetime for them. .. involving parents, schools and communities to help make healthy food choices. as you've heard, obesity and i got men and women have pack. the armed services simply must have inadequate pool so we can meet our 21st century staffing. a bottom line, getting junk food out of our schools is critically important to making sure america's child obesity crisis does not become a more serious national security crisis. thank you. >> thank you or much, general myers, general pinckney. we now open to couple questions from the media. yes, ma'am. >> wendy jones of nbc. to anyone please, does military really want to recruits who
FOX Business
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
evening i'm lou dobbs, world leaders descending on new york city for the united nations general assembly. president obama, and iranian mad man, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in this great city of ours at this hour, leader of the freeze world choosing to hang out with the ladies of the view, while mahmoud ahmadinejad reiterates his threats against israel, this time from american soil. president, signing secretary of state hillary clinton to deal with world leaders who asked to meet with the president of the united states, of some of these world leaders part of a trouble fusioa --troubling new trend thy they can tell the most powerful nation on earth what to do. telling new york time over the week that america needs to find more respect for muslim values, the united states must respect the arab world's history and culture even when that conflicts with western values, pakistan foreign minister, questioning our constitution, saying that american which rethink its commitment to freedom of speech, and benjamin netanyahu urging president obama to accept a red line regarding iran's nuclear ambitions, a
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00pm EDT
on the jewish vote and the upcoming presidential election. speakers are the former new york city mayor, ed koch, and current new york congressman, bob turner, who holds the seat formerly held by anthony wiener. this was part of an event from last weekend in new york city at the fordham university law school. >> we are here once again for the wine institute in connection with this conference dedicated to examining the 2012 presidential election and the way it is being shapedy the memory of the holocaust and politics there. we could find no two more interesting people to discuss this topic for many reasons. first, the former three term mayor of new york city, ed koch. [applause] people forget, i do not, but people forget that he started out as a congressman. the discussion we are talking about is not merely about his days as mayor, but that he too has run for congress and knows what that means in washington. i think that in his most recent vintage, you can think of him as a king maker, in fighting the jewish vote. many people think of him as a king make -- kingmaker, barometer for where the jewis
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of this seriously, as you can imagine. eric is live in new york city. >> reporter: he says he did nothing wrong and may have been hoodwinked by people giving wrong information. claims the worker sent out to register republican voters in florida. he spoke to the newspaper, now finds himself at the center of a growing investigation that touches on the race for the white house. the company strategic allied consultant was hired to register voters in five states, now fired by the republican national committee and several state parties after over 100 suspect signatures showed up in palm beach county, florida. the company blames one employee saying in part, we were able to identify the cards in question were all the work of one individual. we are very proud of our work product, unfortunately, not everyone takes the issue of fraud seriously. when someone commits voter fraud it is an affront to everyone living in this country. supervisor of elections told us, voter fraud hurts our democracy. >> i think the key is every time something like this happens, it affects voters' confidence in the entire system.
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
york city and is just under 90 minutes. >> we are here again once again for the wine institute in connection with this conference dedicated to examining that 2012 presidential election and the way it may be being shaped by the memory of the holocaust and the politics of israel. we can find no to more interesting people to discuss this topic for many, many reasons. first, a former 3-term mayor of new york city, ed koch. [applause] people forget, i do not, but people forget that he actually started out in congress. so with the discussion that we are talking about, it's not merely about his days as america also, he, too, has run for congress and knows what that means. i think in his more recent you can think of him as a kingmaker in guiding the jewish vote. many people -- well, he may not agree to this, but he made many people think of him as a king maker of sorts of where the jewish vote is headed in that is another reason to have him. and he may disown the kingmaker title, but to some degree our next guest, congressman bob turner might say that the support of the mayor had given
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road it on a 100- city tour. on the eve of the first presidential debate, president obama and romney are being heard to address -- urged to address the problem of gun violence. wednesday's debate takes place 10 miles away from the columbine shooting and 15 miles away from the movie theater where 15 people were killed in july. a new bipartisan ad created by survivors of recent massacres is set to air nationally. the aid is called "demand a plan" and features a man who survived the shooting. >> i was shot in the face and neck, but i was lucky. in the next four years, 40,000 americans will not be so lucky, because they will be murdered with guns. enough to fill 200 theaters. when you watch the presidential debates, ask yourself, who has a plan to stun gun violence? let's demand a plan. >> early this morning, i came back from blacksburg, va., from virginia tech, and spoke with a survivor from another massacre. his name is colin goddard. he was shot four times during the 2007 virginia tech massacre that left 32 people dead. he now works for
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, thanks. also in new york city mitt romney speaking at the clinton global initiative just ahead of the president. romney focused on foreign policy as well vowing he would link u.s. foreign aid to trade with help going to developing countries that remove barriers to investment and trade. he also discussed unrest in the middle east and said he would have a different approach than president obama. >> a lot of americans including myself are developed -- excuse me, are troubled by developments in the middle east. syria has witnessed the killing of tens of thousands of people. the president of egypt is a member of the muslim brotherhood. our em bass dor to libya was assassinated in a terrorist attack. iran is moving towards nuclear weapons capability. we somehow feel that we're at the mercy of events rather than shaping events. a year from now i hope to return this meeting as president having made substantial progress towards the forms i've outlined. i also hope to remind the world of the goodness and the bigness of the american heart. never apologize for america. i believe that ameri
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00am EDT
a discussion on the jewish vote over the weekend. among the speakers, former new york city mayor ed koch who supports president obama. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> we're here again from the wineman institute in connection to this conference dedicated to the 2012 presidential election and the way it's being shaped by the memory of the holocaust and the politics of israel. we can find no two more interesting people to discuss this topic for many, many reasons. first a former three-term mayor of new york city ed koch. [applause] people forget -- i do not, but people forget that mayor koch actually started as a congressman. so the discussion that we're talking about is not merely about his days as mayor but also he too has run for congress and know what is that means to be in washington. i think in his more recent term, you can thing mayor koch in guiding the king maker in guiding the jewish vote. he may not agree to this but actually many people think to him as a barometer a king maker of sorts of where the jewish vote is headed. that's another reason to have him. he may disown the king-m
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
from new york city, a look at the jewish vote this year, and after that, a discussion with economic advisers to the obama and romney campaigns. >> i watch c-span every time special events are going on. any time something is going on, i want to watch c-span because they have the best, most unbiased view, so i love c-span. i watched them on -- i watch them on tv or online. i do not know if i have a favorite show. to me, it is just that whenever something is going on, i just know that c-span will have it. >> josh truitt watches cspan. as an's, brought to you public service from your cable provider. >> democrat tim kaine and republican george allen are running for the senate this year. they participated in a debate, moderated by nbc news. >> and good afternoon. welcome to the senatorial debate between democrat tim kaine and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am a moderator of today's event. i want to cover the rules of today's event. it will last one hour and will begin with opening statements, and then the panelists and i will pose questions. t
WHUT
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in over 60 cities. the nation's ports, airports, banks, schools, and tourist sites are all shut down. >> the european union will never be in europe for the workers then bent every country should fight to detach itself from the european union. that is the movement that should be taking place. >> thousands of people surrounded the parliament to protest austerity measures. the occupy congress protest came as the conservative administration prepares to unveil further austerity measures on thursday. after hours of protest, police charged against demonstrators batons and fired rubber bullets. 35 people were arrested and 60 people were injured. this report was filed from madrid. >> we are surrounding the congress because we think the center of power in spain where we are governed from is here and the congress. to date coincides with this month's congressional session. >> there are lots of reasons to be angry but especially the fact there are over 5 million unemployed. i am a student and i can only study because i have a scholarship. the elderly are being left with no medical care. >> [chant
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
to undermine our will and break the morale of the people. mostly it's the morale in the capitol cities of our countries that are more affected and that's what we are dealing with here by the nato leader, talking about pulling out early, which i fundamentally disagree with. martha: how much of this has come from us signaling when we're going to leave, that we're going to leave in 2014? >> right from the beginning the arbitrary end date for our participation with combat forces i always felt was a mistake. we had to base it on conditions. and i think we should condition to base it on the conditions in front of us, at least up until 2014, and not pull any troops out prematurely. martha: as you point out in the american cities that react to this news, it's horrific, i mean the thought of somebody putting on a u.s. military uniform and turning out -- and the stories we've heard over the past few dares horrific, and then turning their guns on our soldiers and killing them in cold blood. does it reach a point where you say, is this woeurt? worth it? is it winnable. >> it is another tactic by the tali
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
is live in newark city with more. reporter: overnight as well, we learned that iran test fired four missiles that are designed to hit warships. is giving you an idea i say are how high tensions are. he has been demanding what he calls redlines from the obama administration in terms of some sort of an idea of exactly at what point when iran reaches a nuclear threshold. at what point would the u.s. take military action to stop them from moving forward. the president made clear that he still believes the tough sanctions put in place against iran need more time to work. frankly, if we get up on time and and diplomatic space come and see khalsa, this will work out in the end. he also added that this threat at the end. >> that is why we are holding the iranian government accountable and we will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> interesting as you know, the president is not doing any one-on-one bilateral meetings with any world leaders, including benjamin netanyahu. the white house had made clear that the prime minister is not actually in new york at the s
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
in new york city about iran. [video clip] >> we cannot forget that not far from here a voice of unspeakable evil and hatred has spoken out, threatening israel and the entire civilized world. we come together knowing that the bitterness of hate is no match for the strength of love. in the weeks ahead, i will continue to speak to these challenges and the opportunities that this moment presents us that go beyond foreign assistance, speaking about the american strategy to secure our interests and ideals in this on certain time. host: laura, pennsylvania, hello. caller: up front i wanted to say, for the first caller that called herself a republican and went on to bash mitt romney, i do not know what you can do, these people are not republicans. if you can ask them who they voted for and they say obama, cut them off. they are lying, they are not republicans. we are talking about who will be the next president for the next four years and the direction this country will go in. foreign policy has become the number-one issue. it used to be the economy, stupid. it is still the economy,
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 1:00am EDT
to the cities and the lives lost. but both sides reach fatigue, i think neither side is close to that point. i do not see anyone coming to a solution to involving the use of military force to break the belligerence apart. >> i think either side is close to that point of fatigue, and i don't see anyone coming to a solution involving the issue of military force to impose a settlement on the situation. it is going to continue to be ugly for a long time. i can't say how long. two weeks, maybe two years. back in the early '80s, killing 80,000 people, and not giving up allied control of the country. that is what he is facing, not just as personal destiny and his family, but his whole people. >> a grim note. i will open it up to questions from the audience. please put up your hand, and when i recognize you, a microphone will come. the police tell us who you are first and keep your questions brief. >> i'm from the atlantic council. i find it refreshing to tie a middle east discussion without mentioning israel and palestine, but i will muddy the water. i was wondering, what are the long-term implicatio
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
choices could be part of the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic. new york city, the country's largest school district made improvements in nutrition. physical activity and child parent education in school and city-wide. rates of obesity in kindergarten through eighth grade children dropped 5.5% districtwide in five years. you can make a difference with these programs. other places like philadelphia and mississippi also beginning to see meaningful progress in reducing child could weight problems. stopping the routine selling of junk food at schools reinforces the message to children that they need to adopt healthier eating and exercise habits that hopefully will last a lifetime. we cannot succeed in teaching our children to eat healthier foods while selling four hundred billion empty calories of junk food in our schools every day and every year. mission readiness strongly supports the u.s. va's efforts to reduce -- reduce junk food to the decades-old standards in food vending machines and cafeteria lines. that is why more than 200 signed over to congress in support of process
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
from 1997 until january 2009. chuck is on the phone, independent line from kansas city. good morning. caller: good morning. i just kind of had a question i'm so tired of government interfering in everything and how come the united states has more people locked nup prison than any other country in the world? i mean, there are good people in there that make mistakes, they're human beings and stuff, and i see it all the time and stuff and they're just trapped. >> host: thank you. we'll get a response. guest: well, most criminal law is state in nature and that's really not -- he is lumping persons who have violated local ordinances, not many of them in jail, persons who have violated state law, and that is a wide array of laws that you can violate. marta, robbery, most of those are state. you have a few federal laws, criminal in nature. and i don't know if he's comparing apples and oranges, if he means -- i'd like to know the violations of state and local, if they have comparable laws in china and russia. i don't know that we fully agree with his analysis that we have the most in jail. i
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, the united nations general assembly meeting continues today in new york city. one of today's speakers, the libyan president, is expected to address the united nations around 5 p.m. eastern, and we'll have his remarks live for you on our companion network, c-span. >>> and on our campaign 2012 coverage, tonight a debate between candidates for u.s. senate in nevada. incumbent republican dean heller is up against democratic congresswoman shelley berkeley. that gets under way at 11 p.m. eastern live on c-span. >> to foster work and enterprise in the middle east and other developing countries, i'll initiate something i'll call prosperity pacs, working with the private sector. the program will identify the barriers to investment in trade and entrepreneurship and entrepreneurialism in developing nations. and in exchange to opening their markets to u.s. investment and trade, developing nations will receive u.s. assistance packages focused on developing the institutions of liberty, the rule of law, property rights. >> we believe that freedom and self-determination are not unique to one culture.
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